When you donate to Goodwill Industries, lives are changed! Our Retail Stores serve our communities in a number of ways: they provide excellent training sites for Training and Individual Development Programs, putting people to work, and providing our faithful shoppers with quality, used merchandise at unbeatable prices!
Our 14 Retail Stores, located throughout Southeast Ohio and Northwest West Virginia generate the revenue needed to fund the training of individuals with barriers to employment.
Goodwill has partnered with it's local communities to create work places for individuals with barriers to employment. Through our contracting services, we are able to provide job opportunities for individuals and train them for future community employment.
Many notable organizations have entrusted Goodwill Industries with contracted services, including the State of Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).
Recycling and Manufacturing Operations
Our Recycling Operations have been operating since 1914. Goodwill has 3 recycling centers, the West Pike Recycling Center is located in Zanesville, Ohio, the Carroll Recycling Center is located in Carroll, Ohio , and the New Mart Recycling Center is located in New Martinsville, West Virginia. These 3 sites provide meaningful jobs for individuals with barriers to employment as well as positively impacting our environment by keeping the materials we recycle out of landfills. During 2012, we recycled over 7,171 tons (14,342,000lbs.) of materials such as:
- Ferrous Metal
- Computer Equipment
- Baseball Caps
- Non-ferrous Metal
- Cell Phones
- School bags
Workforce Development and Training
The Workforce Development and Training Department has job developers, job coaches, and training specialists to provide job coaching, job skills, life skills, and job placement services to individuals with barriers to employment.
Goodwill Industries has worked with Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Hopewell Industries, and the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services.
We have 3 Goodwill Training Sites in Lancaster, South Zanesville, Ohio, and Glen Dale, West Virginia.